The whole world drools over Indian cuisines and the latest one the world is drooling over is Naga cuisines. This start of making North-East Indian food go global is started by Lulu Pheiga, a resident of Manipur; ‘Lulu’s Tribal Kitchen’ offers authentic tribal dishes to Belgians. And the people are going crazy about it.
Lulu has single-handedly introduced Belgians to delicious North-East Indian food. Having learned to cook as a teenager in her hometown of Neikanlong in Manipur. Lulu’s Tribal Kitchen is a food truck where traditional Naga food is served, travels across Belgium and the Netherlands to cater to music festivals and other culinary events, where Lulu and Bob (her husband) serve fresh, hot food to a clientele.
Lulu’s husband Bob is passionate about North-East India and believes in promoting North East Indian culture to the world. He diligently stands outside the food truck and explains the roots of each dish that is being served. The most popular dishes from Lulu’s Kitchen are a vegetarian meal called Veggie Delight – a mix of green beans and Naga spices, and Tribal gun – smoked pork in pumpkin sauce.
Lulu often travels to Nagaland and Manipur with her husband to get the ingredient for her truck. The truck is functional during summer in Europe, during which time it serves more than 1,000 plates of food a day, allowing the couple time and money to travel to India in the winter season.
It has been seen in the last few years many well-known Indian chefs has opened its own restaurants through the global. Thus, making the world as lovers of mainstream Indian cuisines. And also, our cuisine is gaining in popularity and getting updated to modern culinary standards every day.
In the last few years, North-East Indian food can be enjoyed by major Indian cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata. But now North-East Indian food is breaking its ceiling and going across the globe. It’s definitely good to know that it’s making waves in different parts of the world.
Starting with Belgium, the North-East India food is set to make its fiery presence across the globe.0